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11-13-2011, 12:16 AM   #1
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I needed a new "walk around" lens and.....

picked up a Sigma DC 17-70mm f2.8-4 Macro OS HSM on the Bay.

I have been bidding the same price for a couple of weeks for the lens ($356.56 U.S. dollars) and won this auction today by a slight margin.
I have seen the "going" price for this lens at about $470 from the major stores and my price happened to be good today, the looser (and I hope it wasn't me) was off by 56 cents, I hope it's a good lens.

Sigma DC 17-70mm f2.8-4 Macro OS HSM Lens for Pentax K | eBay

11-13-2011, 12:19 AM   #2
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I forgot to convert to U.S. dollars............$348.95.
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According to our lens database it's a great lens, and that seems like a great price for a new one!
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That is my primary "walk-around" lens and I love it. And I paid a lot more than $348! :ugh:

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I have the earlier non OS version as my main "walk around" lens. I love it.
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QuoteOriginally posted by abmj Quote
That is my primary "walk-around" lens and I love it. And I paid a lot more than $348! :ugh:
+1000! You will be very happy!
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